modernisation boost for Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre
Princess Theatre and Arts Centre has this week been handed an
early Christmas present with a major cash injection.
theatre in Princess Street has secured £14,000 of funding
from waste company Viridor towards the cost of a much-needed equipment
fantastic news - we're delighted to secure such a big funding
boost which will enable us to install new sound and lighting equipment
in the theatre," Princess Chairman Peter Burridge-Clayton
equipment is long over-due for an upgrade - several of our lights
date back to the 1950s."
new kit will help local groups who use the theatre because they
won't need to hire their own modern equipment. It will also help
to attract a wider range of performers here."
added that £4,000 of further funding has been raised towards
the project by The Friends of The Princess as part of a commitment
to provide partial match funding.
thanked Eileen Shaw and Sam Nicol for their help in securing the
funding through administrative work in recent months.
Princess Chairman Peter Burridge-Clayton pictured above with Manager
Sam Nicol this week